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Egypt: Gunmen ambush kills 6 army officers at checkpoint in Cairo

Egypt: Gunmen ambush kills 6 army officers at checkpoint in Cairo

Mar 15, – The Egyptian army blamed the Muslim Brotherhood for the shooting deaths of at least five soldiers on Saturday, two days after an army officer was killed in an attack on a military bus in Cairo. “An armed group belonging to the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood attacked a military police checkpoint, leading to the […]

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Syrian airstrikes hit rebel town near Lebanon border

Syrian airstrikes hit rebel town near Lebanon border

Feb 12, – Syrian warplanes pounded a rebel-held town near the Lebanese border on Wednesday, activists said, in an apparent attempt to dislodge opposition fighters from the area and consolidate control over the border region. Yabroud is the last rebel stronghold in the mountainous Qalamoun region. Backed by Lebanon’s Hezbollah fighters, the Syrian army has […]

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“The Grand Budapest Hotel” opens the Berlin Film Festival

“The Grand Budapest Hotel” opens the Berlin Film Festival

Feb 07, – The stars of Anderson’s new film – Bill Murray, Ralph Fiennes, Ed Norton and Tilda Swinton – were all in the German capital on Thursday for the world premiere of “The Grand Budapest Hotel” at the Berlinale. More than 400 productions from 72 countries will be screened during the festival. A total […]

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Severe flooding kills 3 people in France, Italy and Balkan Peninsula

Severe flooding kills 3 people in France, Italy and Balkan Peninsula

Jan 21, – Torrential rainfall has flooded the French Riviera, leaving two people dead and one missing. Officials said 4,000 homes in the department of Var in the southest of France have been left without power, and 150 people were airlifted to safety. Local official Laurent Cayrel said one of the victims, a 73-year-old man, […]

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IMF official, 4 UN staff among 21 killed in Kabul restaurant blast

IMF official, 4 UN staff among 21 killed in Kabul restaurant blast

Jan 18, Kabul – A Taliban attack against a popular Kabul restaurant killed 21 people, officials said Saturday, in the deadliest attack against foreign civilians since the war began nearly 13 years ago. The dead from Friday’s assault against La Taverna du Liban included 13 foreigners and eight Afghans, all civilians, in an attack that […]

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Iraqi forces battle al Qaeda militants in 2 Sunni cities

Iraqi forces battle al Qaeda militants in 2 Sunni cities

Jan 02, Baghdad – Iraqi security forces and allied tribesmen on Thursday battled to put down al-Qaida-linked gunmen who, in a coordinated surge, ran rampant in two of the country’s main Sunni cities, overrunning police stations and sweeping through the streets, emboldened by mounting sectarian tensions between minority Sunnis and the Shiite-led government. Troops hammered […]

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Christmas Day bombings in Iraq’s capital kill 37

Christmas Day bombings in Iraq’s capital kill 37

Dec 25, Baghdad – Militants in Iraq targeted Christians in three separate Christmas Day bombings in Baghdad, killing at least 37 people, officials said Wednesday. In one attack, a car bomb went off near a church in the capital’s southern Dora neighborhood, killing at least 26 people and wounding 38, a police officer said. Earlier, […]

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Marijuana legal in Uruguay as President Signs law

Marijuana legal in Uruguay as President Signs law

Dec 25, Montevideo, Uruguay – A spokesman for President Jose Mujica of Uruguay says the leader has quietly signed into law the government’s plan to create a regulated, legal market for marijuana. Presidential secretary Diego Canepa told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Mujica signed the legislation Monday night. That was the last formal step […]

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Recession hit Spain holds huge Christmas lottery

Recession hit Spain holds huge Christmas lottery

Dec 23, Madrid – Champagne corks popped around Spain on Sunday as jubilant winners celebrated scooping up prizes in the country’s famed Christmas lottery, the world’s richest. One ticket-holder who slept in Sunday morning said he’d leapt up from his bed in surprise after hearing the television announce his ticket number for “El Gordo” (The […]

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Anti government protesters clash with police in Turkey over corruption scandal

Anti government protesters clash with police in Turkey over corruption scandal

Dec 23, – Riot police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters in Istanbul on Sunday. Thousands gathered in and around the city’s Kadikov Square, where a protest against government construction plans had been scheduled to take place, to call for the resignation of government ministers implicated in the far-reaching […]

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